Senior Data Scientist in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 12/16/2020

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    Englewood, CO
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Job Description

The Sr. Data Scientist is responsible for leveraging structured and unstructured data sets in order to gain critical insights on how to drive WOW’s networks, systems, and products forward.  This role leverages data to identify opportunities for improvement and ultimately increase customer satisfaction. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Participate in several scrum teams focused on products, networks, and infrastructure to get a better understanding of the needs and opportunities of our engineering teams and ultimately our business
  • Collaborate with peers and stakeholders in and outside of the engineering team to understand all the sources of data that can be utilized and analyzed
  • Drives data collection and enablement for improvements in analytical capabilities and reporting in conjunction with engineers, developers and analysts across WOW
  • Create and curate machine learning and data modeling practices for the engineering team
  • Continuously monitor and curate data visualization tools and ensure they support presenting data to leaders and stakeholders in an easy to understand way
  • Drive and curate tools and systems that validate model performance and data accuracy
  • Utilize and monitor data sets that drive automated network and system repair to get to a state of self-healing networks and services.
  • Ensures that all system data and telemetry is appropriately consumed and utilized in analytical activities
  • Develops and maintains reports and visualizations for peers, leaders, and stakeholders and makes recommendations on potential actions from the data
  • Builds and creates self-service reporting and visualization capabilities to ensure that critical business functions can be continuously monitored.
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • BS in statistics, mathematics, or computer science from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One or more technical certifications in database design, data analytics, machine learning, or programming preferred.

-Experience/Skills Needed:

  • 7+ years of experience in data analytics, reporting, machine learning or database administration
  • Expertise with Excel, SQL, noSQL, R, SAS, Python, Javascript, or C variants of programming languages.
  • Expertise with machine learning, predictive modeling and pattern recognition
  • Expertise in data mining and statistical analysis
  • Expertise with visualization tools such as tableau
  • Familiarity with software repositories and continuous integration and deployment processes (CICD, GIT, Cron, Jenkins)
  • Familiarity with splunk, Elasticsearch/Kibana, Grafana, SNMP, and syslog is preferred.
  • Familiarity with network monitoring tools such as Solar Winds or Netcool is preferred.
  • Strong in statistical analysis
  • Experienced in both relational and noSQL type databases along with flat datasets, syslog and SNMP data. 
  • Ability to create automated processes to help gather data with one or more scripting languages.

-Computer Skills:

Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, G-Suite, Mac OSX, Unix Like Operating systems, Bash/Shell Scripting, SFTP, SSH, HTTP/S, HTML, TCL, SQL, noSQL, R, SAS, Javascript, Python

-Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • regularly required to talk and hear
  • required to use hands to type, handle objects and paperwork
  • required to reach and hold on to items at chest level or reach above the shoulder
  • required to use close vision and be able to focus 
  • some travel may be required

WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer